Verifying the Security of Cloud Services for Australian Government

Guidance on verifying the security of cloud services for Australian Government…

The Australian Attorney Generals Department has released a revised framework for assessing compliance and risk for cloud services.  Microsoft welcomes this forward-looking guidance that describes a streamlined decision-making process while reinforcing the need for risk assessment and compliance with Australian security requirements.

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September 3, 2014 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Government rolls back dual ministerial offshore cloud approval

Government departments will no longer need to seek ministerial approval from their portfolio minister and the attorney-general to move their cloud-based IT services offshore, with the Australian federal government rolling back the requirement which was introduced by the previous Labor administration…more @ the link below:

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September 2, 2014 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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